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1. conceive

verb. ['kənˈsiːv'] have the idea for.

Synonyms

  • design
  • create by mental act
  • find
  • gestate
  • discover
  • create mentally
  • conceptualise
  • preconceive

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • inattention
  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • conceiven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • concevoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Conceive

  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • disbelieve
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • reprieve
  • mccleave
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • believe
  • aggrieve
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
  • shreeve
  • naive
  • kleve
  • grieve
  • greve

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A common misspelling of conceive is concieve

Example sentences of the word conceive


1. Verb, base form
Having an IVF is the only way that some couples can conceive a child.

Quotes containing the word conceive


1. This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought.
- Lin Yutang

2. All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way.
- Patrick Warburton

3. Darkness comes. In the middle of it, the future looks blank. The temptation to quit is huge. Don't. You are in good company... You will argue with yourself that there is no way forward. But with God, nothing is impossible. He has more ropes and ladders and tunnels out of pits than you can conceive. Wait. Pray without ceasing. Hope.
- John Piper

2. conceive

verb. ['kənˈsiːv'] judge or regard; look upon; judge.

Synonyms

  • look on
  • rethink
  • regard
  • believe
  • take to be
  • esteem
  • judge
  • view
  • think of
  • hold
  • feel
  • regard as
  • pass judgment
  • look upon
  • think
  • repute
  • consider
  • see
  • evaluate

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • conceiven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • concevoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. conceive

verb. ['kənˈsiːv'] become pregnant; undergo conception.

Synonyms

  • change state
  • pair
  • copulate
  • superfetate
  • turn
  • mate

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • integrate
  • differentiate
  • add

Etymology

  • conceiven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • concevoir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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